Tropical Cyclone Gwen

25 - 27 February 1978


Gwen passed directly over Edward River Mission in the Gulf and maintaining its movement towards the southeast it became a rain depression. In sections of the Herbert district extremely heavy rain fell and up to 500 mm in 24 hr from a farm in the Palm Creek area. The Herbert at Gairloch rose 4.2 m in 11 hrs. Gales were reported near Townsville with a gust to 59 knots there.

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